Tokyo, Japan

Is There a Right Way to Travel?

Is There a Right Way to Travel?

Looking back, sometimes I worry that I didn’t do Japan “right.”  I didn’t sing my heart out to 90s tunes at a karaoke bar…

Sensoji Temple in Tokyo, Japan

Sensoji Temple in Tokyo, Japan

It was mid-way through the week and our Japan trip was well underway.  I was getting used to the 14-hour time difference from Utah…

Cheesecake from a French bakery in Tokyo, Japan.

Sweet Treats in Tokyo, Japan

One of my favorite things to do while on vacation is hunt down a good bakery, thanks to my incredible weakness for pastries and…

Aji nigiri (Japanese horse mackerel) at Sushi Dai in Tokyo.

Sushi Dai at Tsukiji Fish Market

When I think of Japanese food, I automatically think of sushi.  So naturally when planning my trip to Japan, having authentic Japanese sushi was…

Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Japan

Meiji Shrine in Tokyo, Japan

One of our first site-seeing activities in Japan was visiting the Meiji Shrine in Tokyo.  Dedicated to Emperor Meiji, the shrine is a massive…

Ramen Addiction in Japan

Ramen Addiction in Japan

One of Japan’s many culinary delights is its delicious ramen.  Before I left for Japan a friend of mine who recently visited the country…